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African boys

Africa
An eight-part series on Africa's cultures, traditions, lifestyles, and economic opportunities, told through the eyes and voices of African people

Budget: Large ($250K-$500K)
Formats: Print, Web, Person-to-Person

Auschwitz gates

Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State
A six-part series on the story of the Auschwitz death camp, site of the largest mass murder in history.

Budget: Large ($250K-$500K)
Formats: Print, Web, Person-to-Person, Guides, Station Grants

Building Big
Each one-hour program in this five-part miniseries on megastructures focuses on a different type of structure: bridges, domes, skyscrapers, dams, and tunnels.

Budget: Very large (over $500K)
Formats: Print, Web, Person-to-Person

David Macaulay with notepad

Culture Shock
This four-part series explores themes central to debates about cultural values, freedom of expression, and the role of arts in society.

Budget: Large ($250K-$500K)
Formats: Print, Web, Person-to-Person

Detail: Manet's Olympia

Cyberchase
A new, daily, animated adventure series that engages 8- to 11-year-olds in the fun and challenge of mathematics

Budget: Large ($250K-$500K)
Formats: Print, Web, Person-to-Person

Cyberchase character

Evolution
This seven-part series examines evolutionary science and its profound effect on our lives and our planet.

Budget: Very large (over $500K)
Formats: Print, Web, Person-to-Person

Walrus

In Search of Shakespeare
This four-part series is the first full-scale history of William Shakespeare on television.

Budget: Medium ($50K-$250K)
Formats: Web, Person-to-Person

In Search of Shakespeare

Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
This four-hour television documentary chronicles the four-year journey of explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to the uncharted American West.

Budget: Medium ($50K-$250K)
Formats: Web, Teacher's Guide, Videos

My Journey Home
The two-hour documentary probes America's diversity through three personal stories.

Budget: Medium ($50K-$250K)
Formats: Print, Web, Station Grants, Person-to-Person

The New Americans
This seven-hour, three-part series is about the search for the American dream as reflected through the eyes of today's immigrants and refugees.

Budget: Very large (over $500K)
Formats: Web, Book, Person-to-Person

Poetic License
Enter the lives of several bright young poets in this one-hour documentary film about what it is like growing up in America today.

Budget: Medium ($50K-$250K)
Formats: Print, Web, Person-to-Person

Performance poet

Promises
This P.O.V. presentation explores the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis through the voices and experiences of seven children who have grown up in its midst.

Budget: Small (under $50K)
Formats: Web

Promises



Key to budget range:
small: under $50K; medium: $50K-250K; large: $250K-$500K;
very large: over $500K

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In this section:
    Africa

    Auschwitz: Inside the
    Nazi State

    Building Big

    Culture Shock

    Cyberchase

    Evolution

    In Search of Shakespeare

    Lewis & Clark:
    The Journey of the
    Corps of Discovery

    My Journey Home

    The New Americans

    Poetic License

    Promises

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